Allan's Guest House
Travel Blogs from Stirling
... from the 14th to 16th centuries, when it was a residence of the Stuart monarchs. The Royal Palace has recently been restored to the way it was when it was built for James V in the mid-1500s, and is a colourful suite of rooms with the most amazing ceilings. The original oak roundels (dustbin lid-sized wooden rounds intricately carved with the heads of nobles, royals and courtiers) are housed in an exhibition room. ...
Wednesday July 23, 2014 We woke up Wednesday morning and had a lovely breakfast downstairs. We also had a nice view of some cows and birds in the backyard while we were eating. We then packed up our bags, loaded the car and headed north to Scotland. We decided to avoid Glasgow because the common wealth games were going on so it was very crowded. We headed to Stirling Castle. We got out of the city okay but we did have ...
... the common room to have coffee and write. I felt like being completely anti-social that day, and despite several attempts by the wacky French hostel owner to join in on a conversation he was trying to have with a number of Spanish tourists, I forced myself to decline and have an early night. Edinburgh had really taken it out of me, and I needed to recharge the batteries with the help of 11 hours sleep.
The following morning I had breakfast with a Bavarian traveller by ...
... up some groceries. Hopefully we will be able to handle the bus situation a little more efficiently than yesterday considering we missed 2 busses by just a few minutes and at night had to wait an hour for the next one. Everything is obviously still taking some getting used to but we're getting better as the days go by. Now if only I had my Keurig, I wouldn't be so tired right now :( Maybe I'll have to get some coffee when we go into town. That's all for now!
... take our pic with him!! They made our day! turns out they were on their way to a children charity so we did get to see some more. :) We passed an Italian restaurant walking back to our B&B so stopped for some desert. The dinner smells were so good in there that we might come back for dinner tomorrow. The little bits of Edinburgh I saw today were beautiful! Memorials, sculptures, massive structures old and new and lovely people. ...
Other places to stay in Stirling
Spittal Street, Stirling | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Friendly staff
- Hogmanay in Stirling highly recommended
Springkerse Business Park, Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $102
8-10 King St., Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $106
Ballengeich Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $40
Denny Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $47
4 Melville Terrace, Stirling | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Castle Wynd, Stirling | Hotelfrom $124